Education: The Basics

Education: The Basics

by Kay Wood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415589550
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Series: Basics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 0.52(w) x 0.77(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Kay Wood recently retired as Head of the Department of Education and Childhood Studies at Bath Spa University. She has experience of secondary teaching and in-school training, and for twelve years acted as Access tutor, promoting wider access to education at all levels. Her primary research interests are international education, the sociology of education and education policy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction 1.Education and schooling 2.What are the purposes of schooling? 3.Who are the students? 4.What are we teaching students in schools and universities and why? 5.Teaching, learning and assessment 6.Alternative views of education 7.Education and the World. Further Reading. Bibliography

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